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As an independent family business, you’ll receive friendly service from locals who live in the Lakes. We know the area and would be delighted to help you find your perfect holiday property.

Lake District holiday cottages are a popular choice for booking holiday accommodation, especially those in stunning locations, but we also offer apartments, lodges, glamping pods & shepherd huts.

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Popular Locations

We have excellent holiday properties in many popular Lake District holiday destinations. From the bustling honey pots of Windermere and Ambleside, the quieter reaches of Ulverston, Buttermere, Bampton Common near Ullswater. Browse our properties by location.

Supporting the Great North Air Ambulance Service

Herdwick Cottages is a family-run holiday cottage letting business based in Kendal, Cumbria. We offer an ever-growing choice of holiday cottages and apartments to rent as well as glamping units and lodges across the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales.

Lake District cottages are an excellent option for UK-based holidays, especially for couples, families and groups of friends. It offers spectacular scenery, beautiful attractions, and many fell walks that offer majestic views! Herdwick Cottages offers holiday accommodation across Windermere, Ambleside, Kendal, Kirkby Lonsdale, Ulverston, Buttermere, Cockermouth, Sedbergh, Kirkby Stephen, Eden Valley, Penrith & Ullswater.

There you will find water sports, land sports, adrenaline activities, festivals and pretty much everything else to meet guests’ needs – plus a fantastic choice of award-winning restaurants, pubs and cafes!

Booking through Herdwick Cottages will give you the peace of mind that comes with using a reputable agent who always puts the customer first.

We are also pleased to be supporting the Great North Air Ambulance Service by allowing guests to add a voluntary donation when they place a booking. For each £1 donated, we will donate the same!

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